Neighborhood Library

Graphic Novel Club: Next Meeting

The Graphic Novel club will meet on Tuesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m.  We will talk about American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang and Houdini: the Handcuff King by Jason Lutes & Nick Bertozzi.  Extra copies of both items are available for check-out.  You may pick them up at the library near the circulat

Graphic Novel Club

The Sandman Vols. 6 & 7

The Georgetown Library's Graphic Novel Club will meet on Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. We will discuss the 6th and 7th volumes from the Sandman series by Neil Gaiman. Copies of both items -- Fables and Reflections (Vol. 6) and Brief Lives (Vol.

Non-Fiction Book Club

This month the Non-Fiction Book Club will discuss In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson.  Set in Hitler's Berlin of 1933, Larson recounts the experiences of the American ambassador to Germany and his scandalous daughter. Please note that there is a novel with a very similar title and subject matter by Jeffery Deaver.  However, we will talk about Larson's book only.

Origami Club

Paper Cranes

The Origami Club will meet on Thursday, March 15th at 4 p.m.  Learn to make paper cranes and paper crane mobiles. All ages are welcome to attend.  Registration is not required, and previous experience is not necessary. The library will provide the materials.

Crossing a Barrier of Footlights

An Opera Lecture/Demonstration for Children

Learn about two exceptional black women of D.C., Mary Cardwell Dawson and Madame Lillian Evanti, who made history and international news in crossing a barrier of footlights in the opera world.The program will include musical selections from Verdi's La Traviata and Aida, performed by Washington National Opera artists and will highlight Washington, D.C., cultural history and local historic African-American accomplishments in opera.

"The Civil War" a Film By Ken Burns

Come celebrate African-American History Month by learning about the war that changed the lives of African-Americans. The Georgetown Library will present the multi-part PBS series by Ken Burns every Thursday at 4 p.m. starting February 2. For more information, please call 202-727-0257.Feb. 2       Episode 1  "The Cause, 1861"

Honey I Love: A Celebration of African-American History on Valentine’s Day

Celebrate Black History Month with poems, songs and stories of history and love.Tuesday, February 14, at 3:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room/Lower Level Meeting Room.

Nonfiction Book Club: "Three Cups of Tea"

Join us Thursday, February 23, at 7 p.m. to discuss Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson.  The library has extra copies available for check-out.

Knit & Lit Club

Do you like to knit, crochet or embroider?  Are you a reader?  Yes to one or both?  Then, join our Knit & Lit Club, which meets on Saturday afternoons at 3 p.m. for fun, conversation, knitting, and needlework and the chance to hang out.  We are an informal group -- no registration required.  Just show up -- open to all skill levels.  Hopefully, we can share patterns and stories!  The first meeting is on Saturday, January 28th.

Georgetown Book Club: Next Pick

Thursday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate Black History Month by discussing Walter Mosley's acclaimed novel "The Last Days of Ptolemy Gray".  Mosley is well-known for mystery works, but this literary novel transcends his usual genre and explores themes of old age an[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"10600","attributes":{"alt":"last days of ptolemy gray book cover ","class":"media-image","style":"margin: 10px; border-width: 1px; border